WD My Book External Hard Drive - 3 TB, Black

Product code: 102441

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  • Connection: USB 2.0 & USB 3.0
  • Hardware encryption
  • Backup software included
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        Product features

        • Connection: USB 2.0 & USB 3.0
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        • Backup software included
        Product information
        The 3 TB WD My Book External Hard Drive is perfect for all your everyday backup needs and plays host to super-fast USB 3.0, automatic backup software and hardware encryption.

        Rapid transfer rates


        This streamlined black My Book Hard Drive has a generous 3 TB storage capacity that gives you all the freedom you need to safely store your personal and vital documents. The Western Digital My Book can store up to 500,000 songs or 400,000 photos.  

        Compatible with both Windows and Mac operating systems, this drive can easily be formatted to suit your needs. Enjoy incredibly fast read and write speeds with USB 3.0 or make the most of backwards compatibility with USB 2.0.

        WD's Windows 8 app ensures this hard drive works especially well with the Windows 8 operating system. You multimedia library is automatically displayed and conveniently organised so you can easily locate the files you need.

        Those with a Dropbox account can also synch the My Book with Cloud storage for extra peace of mind and anywhere file access from all your devices.

        Protect what's important


        Another advantage of the Western Digital My Book External Hard Drive is the WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software, which makes safe storage hassle-free.

        SmartWare Pro works quietly in the background to help protect your data without draining your PC's resources and gives you the option between continuous or scheduled backup, so you can protect your data in a way to suit you.

        With Acronis True Image WD Edition, your files are backed up on system level so you can restore your device in the event of a system crash or restore files after they have been corrupted or accidently deleted.

        This 3 TB Western Digital My Book also boasts password protection and data encryption for added security.

        For a durable hard drive with advanced protection for your files, choose the 3 TB WD My Book External Hard Drive.
        Specification

        Technical specifications for WD My Book External Hard Drive - 3 TB, Black

        Drive
        Type External
        Capacity 3 TB
        Power supply Mains
        Colour Black
        Device connectivity
        Wired connection USB 3.0
        Compatibility
        Compatibility - Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8
        - OS X
        Features
        Password protection Yes
        Data encryption Yes
        Automatic backup Yes
        General
        Dimensions 170 x 49 x 139 mm (H x W x D)
        Weight 1.01 kg
        Box contents - WD My Book Essential External Hard Drive
        - AC power adapter
        - Quick Install Guide
        - WD Smartware Pro Software
        Manufacturer’s guarantee 2 years
        Customer reviews

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        Same day delivery (£9.99): exclusively for selected addresses in Greater London. Simply place your order before 9:30am Monday-Friday and receive it that evening between 6:30pm and 10:30pm.

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        2. Tell us if you’re looking for the address of a new property, as we may not have its postcode on our records yet. To do this, call us on 0344 561 0000.
        3. Visit http://www.royalmail.com if you think the postcode details you’re entering may be wrong. Or call 0344 561 0000 to speak to one of our sales team. They’re available:

        Monday to Friday: 8am to 8pm
        Saturday: 9am to 6pm
        Sunday: 10am to 5 pm

      • In a very few cases, our location checker may not recognise an existing town or postcode. If you’re sure you’ve entered it correctly, go back to the product page, and click on ‘Add to basket’. We’ll then use our back-up system to do an enhanced check.
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            WD My Book External Hard Drive - 3 TB, Black
            £89.99
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            Was £99.99 (from 02/12/15 to 17/02/16)